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Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

A new study led by UBC researchers and the Ontario-based Abilities Centre is sounding the alarm over the damaging effects of COVID-19 for Canadians with disabilities.

Advancing Health Science and Quality Improvement in Interior Health Region

Advancing Health Science and Quality Improvement in Interior Health Region

From enhancing primary care for cancer patients to monitoring compliance with screening guidelines for cervical and breast cancer, researchers and students at UBC Okanagan have combined forces with health care professionals to tackle current and emerging health care challenges.

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

UBCO professor questions World Health Organization

A UBC researcher is calling out the World Health Organization’s newly introduced activity and sedentary guidelines for people living with disabilities.

UBC researchers receive large funding boost from U.S. Department of Defense

UBC researchers receive large funding boost from U.S. Department of Defense

The United States Department of Defense has provided over $2M ($1.65M USD) to support ongoing research exploring the optimization of blood pressure management in newly-injured spinal cord injury (SCI) patients.

2021 Student Health Conference Delivers Virtually

2021 Student Health Conference Delivers Virtually

Congratulations to all student presenters, and to the following students on their award-winning posters.

A mid adult female doctor has a serious discussion with a senior female patient. The doctor is wearing a protective face mask.

Family physicians needed for study exploring post-cancer treatment across Interior Health region

Interdisciplinary team of researchers, oncologists, family physicians, and Southern Medical Program students is exploring ways to optimize the integration of family physicians in post-cancer treatment across the BC Interior.

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

Province partners with Interior universities for COVID-19 research solutions

The BC Ministry of Health is investing in BC Interior research universities to understand the harmful effects of COVID-19 and mitigate its impact on communities across the province.

New UBC research partnership connects patients with virtual health communities

New UBC research partnership connects patients with virtual health communities

Researchers with the UBC Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CCDPM) have teamed up with digital health company Curatio to provide Canadians with virtual health support during the COVID-19 pandemic.